Top Playaction Passing Plays for the Flexbone Triple Option Offense

Flexbone Offense pass plays-- this team (Odessa-Harrington) threw these concepts to the state championship game.

Flexbone Offense Pass Plays When the secondary flies up to stop the triple option, it’s time to throw over their heads with the Playaction Pass. If the defense does not align with a playside safety, the default is to send both receivers down the field.  As this occurs, the playside A-Back runs a wheel to … Read more Top Playaction Passing Plays for the Flexbone Triple Option Offense

The Triple Option Offense is about Fundamentals and Not Just a Bunch of Plays

The Triple Option Offense is a highly-technical, biomechanically-driven offense. There is great detail involved to execute the Triple Option the right way the first time. Read here why the Triple Option isn’t about running a bunch of plays–the Triple Option is about fundamentals. Install the Army-Navy/Georgia Tech Triple Option Offense in a 12-step, concrete progression … Read more The Triple Option Offense is about Fundamentals and Not Just a Bunch of Plays

Paul Johnson’s Three Key Passing Game Concepts off the Triple Option

Triple Pass is utilized when the defense forces the Quarterback to pull and pitch the ball.  When the defense does this, whether they consciously realize this or not, they must utilize their safety and corner to play the Quarterback/Pitch in order to get an alley defender.  This means they have just sacrificed pass coverage for … Read more Paul Johnson’s Three Key Passing Game Concepts off the Triple Option

Inside Navy’s Offensive Playbook: Navy’s Top Two Plays in 2015

Navy had their best season since 1963.  They were beyond successful with their 326 yards/game rushing offense.  Here’s what they did. 1- Triple Option (23% of offense) 2- Zone Option (11% of offense)   You’ll learn all the fundamentals and techniques of the Triple Option and the Zone Option when you host a Triple Option Football Academy … Read more Inside Navy’s Offensive Playbook: Navy’s Top Two Plays in 2015

The Play to Run versus the Easy Stunt is Rocket Toss

The Easy Stunt is an exchange between #2 (pitch key) and #1 (read key).  How the Easy Stunt works is listed below. On Triple versus the Easy Stunt the Quarterback takes the snap, seats the ball, hops into the Playside A-gap, points the ball, gives to the B, unless 2 runs through the B or 1 … Read more The Play to Run versus the Easy Stunt is Rocket Toss

You’ve Worked Hard All Week on the Triple Option–Now It’s Time to Call the Game

Playcalling in the Triple Option is pretty basic. 1- Run Triple Option and if you get 4+ yards run Triple Option again. If the Triple is working, keep running it–and to the same side. 2- If you don’t get 4+ yards on Triple Option with a give read, get the ball outside with Rocket or … Read more You’ve Worked Hard All Week on the Triple Option–Now It’s Time to Call the Game

Run __________ Because #1 Takes the Quarterback on Triple

There are two fill-ins to the above-listed blank. If you run Triple Option and #1 takes the Quarterback, the defense is boxing you inside.   There are two things you can do to thwart the defense. 1- Run Rocket Toss — This gets the ball outside.   2. Run Zone Option — This gets the ball … Read more Run __________ Because #1 Takes the Quarterback on Triple

Running “Canada” when the Will Takes the B-Back on Triple Option

Canada can be utilized when the Will tackles the B-Back on Triple. Here, the Quarterback fakes the Triple and follows the A-Back who starts his pitch route and then leads through the open gap to the Will. The diagram shows you how this is all done.  Two State Semifinalists, A State Finalist, and a State … Read more Running “Canada” when the Will Takes the B-Back on Triple Option

Utilizing the Freeze Concept to Run the Triple Option Offense

Freeze is utilized when a defense is stemming, stunting, and blitzing in an effort to reveal themselves before the snap. Once the defense reveals themselves, the Quarterback can put the offense in the best possible play.  To learn all the advanced techniques of the Triple Option Offense, call 570.332.0265.   Two State Semifinalists, A State … Read more Utilizing the Freeze Concept to Run the Triple Option Offense

Drilling the Rocket Toss with Skill Positions

The following diagram shows you how: Two State Semifinalists, A State Finalist, and a State Champion in Texas have Come out of Dr. Cella’s Triple Option Football System In Four Years Triple Option Football Academy Owner, Dr. Lou Cella, is a Sports Performance Specialist, and a 20-year coaching veteran of thecollege and high school level.   … Read more Drilling the Rocket Toss with Skill Positions

Throwing Triple Pass Out to the Voided Flat

When the flat zone is voided for any reason, fake the Triple and throw the six-yard out to the A-Back: Two State Semifinalists, A State Finalist, and a State Champion in Texas have Come out of Dr. Cella’s Triple Option Football System In Four Years Triple Option Football Academy Owner, Dr. Lou Cella, is a Sports … Read more Throwing Triple Pass Out to the Voided Flat

How to Load on Triple Option

The following shows what to do when #3 is in the middle of the field: Two State Semifinalists, A State Finalist, and a State Champion in Texas have Come out of Dr. Cella’s Triple Option Football System In Four Years Triple Option Football Academy Owner, Dr. Lou Cella, is a Sports Performance Specialist, and a 20-year … Read more How to Load on Triple Option

Introducing the Quarterback to the Triple Option

This drill introduces the Quarterback to the Triple Option:  Two State Semifinalists, A State Finalist, and a State Champion in Texas have Come out of Dr. Cella’s Triple Option Football System In Four Years Triple Option Football Academy Owner, Dr. Lou Cella, is a Sports Performance Specialist, and a 20-year coaching veteran of thecollege and high … Read more Introducing the Quarterback to the Triple Option

Get Offense Done the Right Way the First Time

Triple Option Football Academy Camps The Triple Option Football Academy is the leading instructional source for the authentic Triple Option Offense utilized by Georgia Tech, Navy, Army, Air Force, the Citadel, Jacksonville, and Kennesaw State. Through this three-day camp, you can bring together your players and coaches to develop techniques and construct an offense which leads … Read more Get Offense Done the Right Way the First Time

What Navy Did in 2015 When #1 Took the Quarterback on Triple Option

Navy ran Zone Option. This is the two-way option where #1 is blocked by the Offensive Guard and Tackle (Receiver if Double Flex) and the end man on the line of scrimmage (EMLOS) is put in conflict. Here is Zone Option versus the 4-4 defense.   Two State Semifinalists, A State Finalist, and a State … Read more What Navy Did in 2015 When #1 Took the Quarterback on Triple Option

Make Defensive Linemen Invisible with the Triple Option

Triple Option versus 50 Defense—You don’t have to block those in white, they will always be wrong, and they cannot make the tackle. Triple Option Football Academy Camps The Triple Option Football Academy is the leading instructional source for the authentic Triple Option Offense utilized by Georgia Tech, Navy, Army, Air Force, the Citadel, Jacksonville, and … Read more Make Defensive Linemen Invisible with the Triple Option

Four Focal Points to Lead Your Triple Option Offensive Reinvention in 2016

Four Focal Points to Lead Your Triple Option Offensive Reinvention in 2016 Look at trends. Navy went 11-2 in 2015 with 0 athletic scholarship football players and playing FBS Football.What can you learn from this phenomenon?  They ran Triple Option and Zone Option 1/3 of the time and could have run these two concepts more. Related: … Read more Four Focal Points to Lead Your Triple Option Offensive Reinvention in 2016

How to Make a Triple Option Quarterback

This initial drill starts the process. Then, you can work with your Quarterback on the Pitch Phase.  Start with the Easy and Blood Stunts on Triple Option.   Two State Semifinalists, A State Finalist, and a State Champion in Texas have Come out of Dr. Cella’s Triple Option Football System In Four Years Triple Option Football … Read more How to Make a Triple Option Quarterback

What to Do When Your Offensive Line Can’t Block the 3 AND the 5-Technique?

If your Offensive Line can’t block the 3 and the 5 technique, run Midline Triple.  This way the 3 and 5 technique are cancelled by the Quarterback and not the Offensive Line.  

The Triple Option Playside Receiver’s Six-Phase Blocking Progression

The Playside Receiver is called to block the Deep Defender. This is the defender who drops over the top of him at the snap. The Receiver doesn’t just run at him and block him–there’s more to this than that. There is a six-phase progression to blocking the Deep Defender.   Two State Semifinalists, A State … Read more The Triple Option Playside Receiver’s Six-Phase Blocking Progression

They Tripled Their Win Total and Went to the State Quarterfinals Running the Triple Option Offense

In 2011, Piedra Vista (NM) was running the spread offense and won three (3) games.In 2012, after running a camp with Lou Cella as Camp Director, Piedra Vista won nine (9) games and made it to the state quarterfinals. “It is never to late to make the right decision.  After evaluating our offensive production the previous … Read more They Tripled Their Win Total and Went to the State Quarterfinals Running the Triple Option Offense

Zone Dive with Fold versus 4-3

If the Mike runs over the top on Triple Option, run Zone Dive.   Two State Semifinalists, A State Finalist, and a State Champion in Texas have Come out of Dr. Cella’s Triple Option Football System In Four Years Triple Option Football Academy Owner, Dr. Lou Cella, is a Sports Performance Specialist, and a 20-year coaching … Read more Zone Dive with Fold versus 4-3

Navy’s Top Run Concepts Through their First 10 Games of 2015

Navy is 9-1 through their first 10 games of 2015, and they are nationally ranked. In 2015, they have executed 659 plays.   The following is what they are doing to become successful with their 335 yards/game rushing offense: 1- Triple Option- 153/659 (23% of offense)   2- Zone Option- 73/659 (11% of offense)   … Read more Navy’s Top Run Concepts Through their First 10 Games of 2015

Navy Ran This Concept Nine (9) Times versus Previously Undefeated Memphis on Saturday Night

Navy ran the below-listed concept nine (9) times in their win versus previously undefeated Memphis on Saturday night: Midline Triple (10/11) On Midline Triple, the Receiver has the Deep Defender, the Playside A-Back has #3, and the Backside A-Back has the pitch, the Backside Receiver has the cutoff. The Quarterback takes the snap, jumps in … Read more Navy Ran This Concept Nine (9) Times versus Previously Undefeated Memphis on Saturday Night

How Most Colleges will Defend Navy, Georgia Tech, and Army in 2015

The following diagram shows you how most colleges will defend Navy, Georgia Tech, and Army in 2015:  Two State Semifinalists, A State Finalist, and a State Champion in Texas have Come out of Dr. Cella’s Triple Option Football System In Four Years Triple Option Football Academy Owner, Dr. Lou Cella, is a Sports Performance Specialist, and … Read more How Most Colleges will Defend Navy, Georgia Tech, and Army in 2015

Midline Lead vs. 6-2 Defense

The following diagram shows how to read the 3-technique in a 6-2 defense by running Midline Lead:  Two State Semifinalists, A State Finalist, and a State Champion in Texas have Come out of Dr. Cella’s Triple Option Football System In Four Years Triple Option Football Academy Owner, Dr. Lou Cella, is a Sports Performance Specialist, and … Read more Midline Lead vs. 6-2 Defense

Working Triple Option Pass Protection versus 4-4 Stack

The below-listed diagram covers the potential situations and scenarios: Two State Semifinalists, A State Finalist, and a State Champion in Texas have Come out of Dr. Cella’s Triple Option Football System In Four Years Triple Option Football Academy Owner, Dr. Lou Cella, is a Sports Performance Specialist, and a 20-year coaching veteran of thecollege and high … Read more Working Triple Option Pass Protection versus 4-4 Stack

Executing Triple Option versus the Okie Dog Pinch

The below-listed diagram demonstrates how: Two State Semifinalists, A State Finalist, and a State Champion in Texas have Come out of Dr. Cella’s Triple Option Football System In Four Years Triple Option Football Academy Owner, Dr. Lou Cella, is a Sports Performance Specialist, and a 20-year coaching veteran of thecollege and high school level.   Dr. … Read more Executing Triple Option versus the Okie Dog Pinch

Triple Option Offensive Line First-Step Drill

This drill conditions Offensive Linemen where their first step goes on the Triple Option: Two State Semifinalists, A State Finalist, and a State Champion in Texas have Come out of Dr. Cella’s Triple Option Football System In Four Years Triple Option Football Academy Owner, Dr. Lou Cella, is a Sports Performance Specialist, and a 20-year coaching veteran … Read more Triple Option Offensive Line First-Step Drill

Scoop Blocking When there is No Threat in the Gap

The following shows how Offensive Linemen scoop when there is no threat in their gap:  Two State Semifinalists, A State Finalist, and a State Champion in Texas have Come out of Dr. Cella’s Triple Option Football System In Four Years Triple Option Football Academy Owner, Dr. Lou Cella, is a Sports Performance Specialist, and a 20-year … Read more Scoop Blocking When there is No Threat in the Gap

How the Backside A-Back Blocks Midline Lead: Progression

The following shows you how: Two State Semifinalists, A State Finalist, and a State Champion in Texas have Come out of Dr. Cella’s Triple Option Football System In Four Years Triple Option Football Academy Owner, Dr. Lou Cella, is a Sports Performance Specialist, and a 20-year coaching veteran of thecollege and high school level.   Dr. … Read more How the Backside A-Back Blocks Midline Lead: Progression

Heavy Down vs. 50 Defense

If #1 is cancelling the B-Back, align in Heavy, and run the Down.  This takes advantage of the void created when #1 moves all the way down to cancel the B-Back. Two State Semifinalists, A State Finalist, and a State Champion in Texas have Come out of Dr. Cella’s Triple Option Football System In Four Years … Read more Heavy Down vs. 50 Defense